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The UK skills competition for young security and fire engineers and apprentices
The highly respected Engineers of Tomorrow competition showcases the talent and ability of the next generation of security and fire systems installers from across the United Kingdom. The competition raises the profile of engineering apprenticeships and the opportunity they represent to close the skills gap within the sector.
Apprentices will compete at FIREX International and IFSEC International, taking place at ExCeL London on 12-14 July.
Regional heats take place between February and April 2021, where apprentices will take part in a live installation challenge. The top 24 apprentices will then proceed to the semi-final at IFSEC International and FIREX International 2021, taking place on 12-14 July at ExCeL London. With visitors from diversified sectors, FIREX International is where the fire safety and security industries meet. The winners of the fire and security competitions will be announced at the Security and Fire Excellence Awards, taking place on 23 November 2021.
Register for FIREX International to watch the semi-final live at ExCeL London on 12-14 July.
There are many benefits for employers in putting forward their apprentices to take part in the competition:
Not only will participation highlight the company's skilled workforce, but it will also give you great exposure to the FIREX high-quality audience.
There are a lot of great reasons why you should enter the Engineers of Tomorrow competition:
Be the star performer in your company's workforce, and get great exposure to the FIREX high-quality audience.
Stakeholders involved in the IFSEC & FIREX Engineers of Tomorrow competition are Skills for Security, CSL, NSI, SSAIB, and Texecom Academy, while additional support comes from the BSIA. In addition, several manufacturers have demonstrated their own commitment to the event. Advanced and Apollo – both part of the Halma Group – have donated products for the fire competition.